Gorilla Behavior Research

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Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Photo courtesy XXX Gorilla Behavior Research gorilla-behavior-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ Current Status Research can help zoos evaluate animal welfare. Kelly and Ashley, two undergraduate students from North Carolina State University, are conducting a study where they observe gorilla behavior and assess their enrichment to do just that. What’s enrichment? It is…

Snake Mark/Recapture

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Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Snake Mark/Recapture snake-markrecapture-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ Current Status blah blah blah Newest Snake Mark/Recapture articles... 22 Feb 2016 Snake Mark/Recapture Study – 2015 | A group of herpetology researchers gathered data throughout 2015 as part of a mark/recapture study…

Camera Trapping

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Photo courtesy Shyamala Ratnayeke Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Camera Trappingcamera-trapping-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌Project HistoryCurrent Status A major research effort based on the use of camera traps started at the North Carolina Zoo in 2011. This particular project focused on learning more about predator species found on the Zoo's undeveloped land.…

African Vultures

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Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo Photo courtesy Corinne Kendall, NC Zoo African Vultures african-vulture-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ African Vulture Research Project History Current Project Status Other Resources Vultures are currently the fastest declining group of birds globally. Recent research suggests that vultures are threatened across all of Africa. As a…

Horticultural Research

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Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoo Horticultural Research Given their importance as the foundation of the world's food chains—and their other roles in supporting life on the planet—plants are an important part of any ecosystem. There are at least 10,000 species of plants recognized as threatened…

Hellbender

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Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy John Groves Photo courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Hellbender Research hellbenders-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ About the Species Project History Current Project Status Hellbender FAQ What does a hellbender look like? Hellbenders are very long, measuring 12 to 29 inches. Their color ranges from drab brown to…

Good News

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Good News The goal of this section of posts is to relay good conservation-related news from around the world. We all know that there's plenty of bad news to go around. The idea here is to share good news and to inspire children to believe that good things can happen if we work to conserve…

Bat Research

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Photo courtesy U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park Bat Research bat-research600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ About the Species Project History Current Project Status Media Resources Newest Bat Research articles... 17 Sep 2015 Bat Research |   This is information about the…

OBX Sea Turtles

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Photo courtesy Jackie Orsulak Photo courtesy Dennis Pohl Photo courtesy Dennis Pohl Photo courtesy Jim Dilley Photo courtesy Dennis Silveri OBX Sea Turtles obx-turtles-tab-set600rtbs_arrows#2951c2 ‌ About the Species Project History Current Project Status Media Resources Atlantic Sea Turtles There exists seven species of sea turtles world-wide. Four are commonly found on the Atlantic coast of…

Conservation Concepts

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Conservation Concepts This is the index for the first five "conservation concepts" articles... Newest "Conservation Concepts" articles... See all "Conservation Concepts" articles...

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